Complex organization of operations on international markets including:
* exports of machinery and equipment * rendering of specialized mining and construction services * consultancy services * execution of industrial projects, modernization and development of mining power and other plants * exports of coal, coke and other raw materials * financial, technical and commercial assistance of transactions.
Complex organization of operations on domestic market including:
* sales of electric power * sales of fuels * sales of coal and metallurgical products * erection of sewage treatment plants and waste dump areas * housing and real estate service.
November 4, 1961 Foundation of a State-owned enterprise under the name of "Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Zakładów Górniczych za Granicą - KOPEX" /Overseas Mine Construction Company - KOPEX/ with the seat in Katowice.
January 1, 1962 KOPEX was entered in the Register of State-owned Enterprises. KOPEX started the activity as a General Supplier of complete mining facilities /projects and equipment for export.
May 15, 1971 KOPEX obtained an authorization for conducting business in foreign trade covering, on exclusiveness basis, export and import of mining and drilling machinery and equipment, as well as turn-key mining projects.
January 1, 1989 As a result of reorganization made, set up was a State-owned enterprise under the name of Przedsiębiorstwo Eksportu i Importu "KOPEX"/Export and Import Company “KOPEX”/ in Katowice.
October 25, 1993 By virtue of Ordinance, No. 267/Or.93, of the Minister of Industry and Trade the enterprise was transformed into a Single-Entity Partnership of State Treasury under the name of "Przedsiębiorstwo Eksportu i Importu KOPEX Spółka Akcyjna" / Export – Import Joint-Stock Company KOPEX/.
January 3, 1994 The Company was entered in the Commercial Register under number RHB 10375.
December 17, 1996 The Resolution No. 142 of the Ministers' Council opened for KOPEX S.A. a road to entry to the Stock Exchange.
June 4, 1998 The Company's debut in the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The entry in the Stock Exchange opens up for the Company new prospects and chances of capital development.
July 12, 2001 The Company was entered in the National Judicial Register under number 0000026782
October 23, 2003 By the decision of District Court (Sąd Rejonowy w Katowicach) the Company’s name has changed - from "KOPEX SA Export – Import Company" to "KOPEX SA" (Joint Stock Company).
December 16, 2004 On 16th December 2004 the National Sugar Company /Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa/ became the owner of 1 285 929 shares to the bearer at PLN 10 per share nominal value, i.e. 64.64 % in share capital of KOPEX Joint Stock Company with its seat in Katowice. National Sugar Company is entitled to 1 285 929 votes on Shareholders’ General Meeting of KOPEX S.A. according to the amount of the shares taken up – it is adequate with 64.64 % of the total number of votes.
February 9, 2006 On 9th February 2006 Zabrzańskie Zakłady Mechaniczne S.A. (Zabrzańskie Mechanical Works Joint Stock Company) purchased 1,285,929 shares of KOPEX Joint Stock Company at average price of PLN 62.75 per share. At present the Company is the owner of 1,294,180 shares of KOPEX SA which are equal to 65.06% of KOPEX’s stock capital and 65.06% of voting right at KOPEX Shareholders’ General Meeting.
The structure of KOPEX Capital Group
Zabrzanskie Mechanical Works Joint Stock Company (ZZM SA)
* mining longwall shearers, * cutting drums and cutter heads for all types of longwall shearer-loaders and roadheaders, * bit blocks for cutting drums, * filters for spraying systems, * creepers.
KOPEX - Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Szybów S.A.
* underground construction * civil engineering * drilling * designing * steel structures * automatics and measurements
* equipment for coal preparation plants * equipment for horizontal and vertical transport as well as for underground operations in coal mines * steel structures * spare parts
TAGOR is a designer and manufacturer of modern powered roof and roadway crossing supports, chain and belt conveyors as well as a supplier of component parts of individual mining supports (props and roof bars).
KOPEX EQUITY Sp. z o. o.
* leasing services for small and large companies * consulting services in the scope of economic activity and management * activity related to management process
* Rendering mining technical services along with consulting, designing and coordination of investment projects realized in Germany and abroad.
KOPEX FAMAGO Sp. z o.o.
* Basic machinery for surface mining.
DOZUT TAGOR Sp. z o.o.
* Manufacturer of special and standard sealing designed mainly for hydraulic cylinders and controlling fitting used in mining and other industrial branches.
HANSEN SICHERHEITSTECHNIK AG
* develops and manufactures explosion-proof electrical and electronic systems for world-wide use in mining operations. (more)